Show #1461 - Monday, December 31, 1990

Jonathan Jacobs game 2.
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Robert McIver, an attorney from Greensboro, North Carolina

Meg Monahan, a homemaker from Metuchen, New Jersey

Jonathan Jacobs, an operations research analyst originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
This instrument of execution invented for the revolution was used in France until 1977
    $100 10
Some of his treasure was recovered in 1699 on Gardiners Island off Long Island
    $100 15
From the Latin for "raised place", originally it was where offerings were placed or sacrificed
    $100 21
If this North Carolina capital spelled its name like the courtier it was named for did, it wouldn't contain an I
    $100 1
Plattdeutsch & Hochdeutsch are considered the two principal forms of this language
    $100 7
Turner Entertainment is planning to do this to the first 36 episodes; hey, they're not Citizen Kane
    $200 20
This national anthem was first sung in Paris by patriots storming the Tuileries
    $200 11
Comic book character Billy Batson says "Shazam!" to change into this superhero
    $200 16
They're small churches often used for weddings, funerals or private worship
    $200 22
There's a mermaid festival in this state & an egg festival, but so far there's no Dan Quayle Festival
    $200 2
The Irish government uses these 2 languages for business
    $200 8
When the gang turned ugly duckling Eva Grubb into a beauty, she looked just like this character
    $300 23
During the WWII occupation the French did not celebrate July 14th, which commemorates this event
    $300 12
Captain Bligh wouldn't tell the Tahitians that this English explorer had been killed in Hawaii
    $300 17
Here is the church, & here is this tower & spire combination
    $300 26
Late Norwegian who titled her autobiography "Wings on My Feet", not "Skates on My Feet"
    $300 4
Isaac Bashevis Singer was the first Nobel Prize-winning author to write in this Jewish language
    $300 9
In 1964, a U.S. Coast Guard commander gave the show's producer telegrams he got requesting this
    $400 24
He tried to escape, but was recognized from his picture on French paper money
    $400 13
Peter Fonda's nickname in "Easy Rider"
    DD: $1,700 18
Famous signal lanterns were once hung there, & the oldest colonial peal of bells is still there
    $400 5
The ancient love manual the Kama Sutra was written in this language from which Hindi developed
    $500 25
Jacques-Louis David painted the famous portrait of this revolutionary stabbed in his bath
    $500 14
In Herman Wouk's book, "The Caine Mutiny", the crew rebels against this tyrant
    $500 19
This cathedral attached to the doge's Palace is named for the patron saint of Venice
    $500 6
This Chinese dialect, not Mandarin, is the one commonly used in Hong Kong

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jonathan Meg Robert
$2,500 $0 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Meg Robert
$5,100 $1,800 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Some believe that this small planet was originally a satellite of Neptune
    $200 5
She was a university professor before she became a Soviet first lady in 1985
    $200 20
Herb whose name comes from the Greek for sacrifice, thymon, from its use in incense
    $200 14
21-year-old Ibn Saud left Kuwait in 1901 with 40 camelmen & went on to found this country
    $200 1
"I beheld the wretch, the miserable monster whom I had created"
    $200 10
The first of the 7 wonders to be built
    $400 3
The two main highland areas of this planet are Ishtar Terra & Aphrodite Terra
    $400 6
After her death in 1952, followers of this Argentine first lady tried to have her canonized
    $400 21
Mace & this eggnog flavoring are major exports of Grenada
    $400 18
Great Britain's House of Tudor ended with this queen's death in 1603
    $400 4
"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others"
    $400 15
In the Middle Ages the Arabs replaced its beacon with a small mosque
    $600 7
One theory holds that this planet's two moons are captured asteroids
    $600 11
After starring in a 1919 film about her life, she & Anne Sullivan toured in a vaudeville act
    $600 25
Gravlax is salmon flavored with the leaves of this plant whose seeds often flavor pickles
    $600 19
The small country of Brunei is led by Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, who has this title
    $600 24
"Please, sir, I want some more"
    $600 16
Ancient writers described them as a series of terraces rising along the Euphrates River
    $800 8
Not surprisingly, this planet has the strongest magnetic field of any in the solar system
    DD: $2,000 12
In 1946, she & her husband founded a cosmetics company that introduced the Clinique line
    $800 26
This aromatic herb is the leaf of a laurel tree
    $800 22
The Pahlavi dynasty ruled this country for just 54 years, from 1925 to 1979
    $800 27
"They were careless people, Tom & Daisy"
    DD: $3,000 17
Said to be 105 feet tall, this bronze statue of Helios overlooked an island harbor
    $1000 9
At first, William Herschel wanted to call it Georgium Sidus after George III of England
    $1000 13
Charmed by her work in "Rodeo", Rodgers & Hammerstein asked her to choreograph "Oklahoma"
    $1000 28
This spice flavors Red Hot candies
    $1000 23
During his war with Sweden in 1701, this czar ordered the church bells be melted & made into cannons
    $1000 29
"At the thought of seeing Lara once more, his heart leapt for joy"
    $1000 30
The temple at Ephesus was dedicated to this goddess of the hunt

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jonathan Meg Robert
$14,900 $3,200 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The American Professional Football Association, which became the NFL in 1922, was organized in 1920 in this city

Final scores:

Jonathan Meg Robert
$10,401 $0 $3,950
2-day champion: $26,301 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jonathan Meg Robert
$11,400 $5,200 $5,200
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,800

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Game tape date: 1990-10-08
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